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Assistant Controller Job in United States
Armstrong Flooring, Inc. , United States

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1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 11, 2021
Last Date
Jul 11, 2021

Job Description

Our Finance team in Armstrong Flooring is growing and this is a brand new position that we've added. Reporting to the Vice President amp; Controller, our Assistant Controller is a key leader within the Finance team and manages the accounting, financial reporting, and financial systems to:

  • Ensure the integrity of the Company's financial data and reporting
  • Enforce the corporate accounting policies and procedures with GAAP and SEC requirements
  • Drive continuous improvement and development of the financial staff and processes
  • Partner with Controller and other senior team members to continually evaluate and provide strategic business insights and direction

You will also ensure appropriate accounting and financial reporting, assuring a sound internal control environment and providing critical accountability and guidance for finance leadership across the organization.

Location: 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17604 temporarily 100% remote due to COVID
New Location Coming Summer 2021: 1770 Hempstead Road, Lancaster, PA 17601. Catch a sneak preview here!

How you’ll contribute to the team:

  • Lead a team of 1-2 managers with responsibility for key accounting areas.
  • Lead and coordinate our company’s internal and external reporting functions.
  • Responsible for the monthly corporate-wide consolidation and reporting process. Leads the preparation and review of external financial statements for reporting to SEC and SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K, etc.).
  • Leads accounting rule implementation and initiate changes in corporate policies and procedures as necessary for new accounting rules and best practices.
  • Partner with finance leaders and corporate department leaders to assist them in understanding the appropriate accounting for various business transactions in accordance with U.S. GAAP, SEC and corporate policies.
  • Perform corporate wide financial statement analysis and review.
  • Function as subject matter expert on key technical areas including stock-based compensation, pension and post-retirement benefit programs and derivatives accounting.
  • Assist Controller with the coordination of work performed by the company’s external auditors and monitor and resolve issues promptly.
  • Assist the Controller in preparing for investor communications, including quarterly earnings releases.
  • Lead financial system improvements to ensure the accuracy and availability of financial reports for use by the business.
  • Assist with various projects requiring Controller’s Department involvement.
  • Develop future financial leaders through talent development, training and mentoring of individuals, as well as staffing and recruiting of necessary skill sets.


What you'll bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting from a four-year college or university is required
  • CPA, or comparable credentials and experience
  • 10+ years of financial management experience in respected, manufacturing-based, public companies with an established background in accounting and accounting standards, operations support, internal and external reporting, SEC and related compliance requirements and continuous improvement.

We'll be excited if you have:

  • International experience
  • MBA
  • SAP experience
  • Hyperion experience


You’ll see it in the vibrant colors of your school hallway, doctors and nurses will walk it while caring for your loved ones, your family will gather on it while creating everlasting memories. We are North America’s #1 producer of resilient flooring products and our mission is to inspire great spaces.

That’s us. That’s Armstrong Flooring.

Community amp; Philanthropy: We have a heritage of investing millions of dollars in programs that enhance the neighborhoods where we live and work. Additionally, we’re proud that our employees regularly and willingly give of their time and talents to support the efforts of local organizations.

Sustainability: Armstrong Flooring has a long-standing reputation for sustainable innovation, starting with using cork waste to make linoleum floors over 100 years ago. We continue to develop products that have lower environmental footprints, and in some cases, reduce the environmental footprints of the buildings where they are installed.

At Armstrong Flooring, every employee has a development plan and discussions around career growth. We have many employees with diverse backgrounds and career paths. We offer the following opportunities which promote a growth culture:

  • Certifications
  • On-the-Job training
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Instructor-led amp; online courses
  • Job shadowing
  • Cross-functional team projects


  • Choice of competitive Medical, Dental and Vision plans - effective Day 1 of employment
  • 401k with company match
  • Health Savings amp; Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Prescription plan with mail-order options
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid vacation with graduated schedule amp; option to purchase more
  • Paid holidays
  • Product discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • Company celebrations amp; department gatherings
  • Recognition program
  • Service awards

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Armstrong Flooring provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

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